Imidacloprid

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Imidacloprid is a neonicotinoid pesticide that is made by Bayer and sold under the brand name Admire. It is implicated in the deaths of honeybees.

Products Containing Imidacloprid

  • Admire Pro: Made by Bayer. Imidacloprid is the only active ingredient.[1] Registered for use on a large number of crops, including: almonds, apples, apricots, artichokes, arugula, avocados, bananas, basil, beans, beets, blackberries, blueberries, broccoli, brussel sprouts, cabbage, carrots, cassava, catnip, celery, chamomile, chard, cherries, chickpeas, Christmas trees, citrus, collards, cucumbers, eggplant, garlic, grapes, kale, lettuce, melons, nuts, okra, onions, peas, peaches, pears, peppers, plums, potatoes, pumpkins, raspberries, soybeans, spinach, squash, strawberries, tomatoes, watermelon, zucchini, and more.[2]
  • Aeris: Made by Bayer. Active ingredients are imidacloprid and thiodicarb.[3] Aeris is registered for use on cotton and it targets aphids, thrips, cutworms, and nematodes.[4]
  • Gaucho: Made by Bayer. Imidacloprid is the only active ingredient.[5] Registered for use on many crops, including: barley, beans, carrots, chickpeas, corn (sweet corn, field corn, and popcorn), cotton seed, flax, lentils, millet, mustard seed, oats, peas, peppers, rapeseed, rye, safflower, sorghum, soybeans, squash, sugar beets, sunflowers, tomatoes, triticale, and wheat.[6]
  • Gaucho XT: Made by Bayer. Active ingredients are imidacloprid, Metalaxyl, and Tebuconazole.[7] Registered for use on barley, oats, switchgrass, and wheat.[8]
  • Leverage 2.7: Made by Bayer. Active ingredients are imidacloprid and Cyfluthrin.[9] It is registered for use on many crops, including fruits, vegetables, nuts, beans, and soybeans.[10]
  • Leverage 360: Made by Bayer. Active ingredients are imidacloprid and beta-cyfluthrin.[11] Registered for use on fruits, vegetables, nuts, beans, peas, soybeans, and cotton.[12]

For home gardeners:

  • 2-In-1 Insect Control Plus Fertilizer Plant Spikes : Made by Bayer. Contains Imidacloprid. Registered for use on potted roses, palms, ficus, houseplants, hibiscus, flowers, vines, and containerized shrubs and trees. to kill Aphids, Leafhoppers, Mealybugs, Plant bugs, Scales, Thrips, and Whiteflies.[13]
  • 2-in-1 Systemic Rose and Flower Care: Made by Bayer. Contains Imidacloprid. Registered for use on roses, flowers, and shrubs to kill Adelgids, Aphids, Black Vine Weevil Larvae, Japanese Beetle Adults, Lacebugs, Leaf Beetles (including Viburnum Leaf Beetles), Leafhoppers, Leafminers, Mealybugs, Pine Tip Moth Larvae, Psyllids, Sawfly Larvae, Scales (including Armored Scale (suppression) and Soft Scale), Thrips, and Whiteflies.[14]
  • 3-In-1 Insect, Disease & Mite Control: Made by Bayer. Active ingredients are Imidacloprid, Tau-fluvalinate, and Tebuconazole. Registered for use on roses, flowers, houseplants, ground covers, vines, ornamentals, shrubs, and trees (non-edible plants only). Kills Aphids, caterpillars, Japanese beetles, leafminers, spider mites, whiteflies, Anthracnose, black spot, leaf spot, petal blight, powdery mildew, rust, and scab.[15]
  • 3-In-1 Tree & Shrub Plant Starter: Made by Bayer. Contains Imidacloprid. Registered for use on outdoor trees and shrubs, plus non-bearing fruit and nut trees to kill adelgids, aphids, Japanese beetles, lace bugs, leafminers, scale, and whiteflies.[16]
  • 12 Month Tree & Shrub Insect Control Landscape Formula : Made by Bayer. Contains Imidacloprid. Registered for use on Outdoor trees and shrubs including listed fruit and nut trees: Apple, Mayhaw, Pecan, Crabapple, Oriental Pear, Quince, Loquat, and Pear.[17]
  • 12 Month Tree & Shrub Protect & Feed: Made by Bayer. Contains Imidacloprid. Registered for use on Outdoor trees and shrubs, including Apple, Loquat, Oriental Pear, Pecan, Crabapple, Mayhaw, Pear, and Quince trees, and containerized plants to kill Adelgids, Aphids, Japanese Beetles, Leafminers, and Scale.[18]
  • 12 Month Tree & Shrub Protect & Feed II: Made by Bayer. Contains Imidacloprid and Clothianidin. Registered for use on outdoor trees and shrubs and containerized plants but not plants grown for food. Used to kill Adelgids, Aphids, Borers, Caterpillars, Japanese Beetles, Leafminers, Scale, and Whiteflies.[19]
  • All-in-One Rose and Flower Care: Made by Bayer. Contains Tebuconazole and Imidacloprid. Registered for use on Roses, Flowers, Iris, Hibiscus, Azaleas, Camellias, Rhododendrons, and other shrubs to control Adelgids, Aphids, Black Vine Weevil Larvae, Japanese Beetles (adults), LaceBugs, Leaf Beetles, Leafhoppers, Mealybugs, Psyllids, Thrips, and White Flies.[20]
  • Complete Brand Insect Killer For Soil & Turf: Made by Bayer. Active ingredients are imidacloprid and Beta-Cyfluthrin. Registered for use on Lawn, Ground Covers, Flower Beds, Around Trees & Shrubs, and Around Homes.[21]
  • Dual Action Rose & Flower Insect Killer: Made by Bayer. Active ingredients are beta-cyfluthrin and Imidacloprid. Registered for use on Roses, Flowers, Houseplants, Ground Covers and Shrubs to kill aphids, Japanese Beetles (adult), Leafminers, and Whiteflies.[22]
  • Fruit, Citrus & Vegetable Insect Control: Made by Bayer. Contains Imidacloprid. Registered for use on Cherry, Peach, Apple, Pear, Banana, Plantain, Citrus, Pomegranate, Tree Nuts, Mango, and Avocados.[23]

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References

  1. Admire Pro Label
  2. Crops, Accessed March 7, 2013.
  3. Aeris Label.
  4. Crops, Accessed March 7, 2013.
  5. Gaucho Label.
  6. Crops, Accessed March 7, 2013.
  7. Gaucho XT Label.
  8. Crops, Accessed March 7, 2013.
  9. Leverage 2.7 Label.
  10. Leverage 2.7 Crops, Accessed March 7, 2013.
  11. Leverage 360 Label.
  12. Leverage 360 Crops, Accessed March 7, 2013.
  13. 2-In-1 Insect Control Plus Fertilizer Plant Spikes Label.
  14. 2-in-1 Systemic Rose and Flower Care Label.
  15. 3-In-1 Insect, Disease & Mite Control Label.
  16. 3-In-1 Tree & Shrub Plant Starter Label.
  17. 12 Month Tree & Shrub Insect Control Landscape Formula Label.
  18. 12 Month Tree & Shrub Protect & Feed Label.
  19. 12 Month Tree & Shrub Protect & Feed II Label.
  20. All-in-One Rose and Flower Care Label.
  21. Complete Brand Insect Killer For Soil & Turf Label.
  22. Dual Action Rose & Flower Insect Killer Label.
  23. Fruit, Citrus & Vegetable Insect Control Label.

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